Car impounded after 20-year-old allegedly caught speeding during test drive
Officers impounded a vehicle after the driver was caught allegedly speeding while taking a test drive. (Peel Regional Police/@PRPRoadSafety)
TORONTO -- Police say a 20-year-old allegedly caught speeding while test driving a vehicle was shocked when an officer impounded the car.
In a statement posted to social media, Peel Regional Police Road Safety Services said that one of its officers pulled over the driver, who was allegedly caught driving 124 km/hr in a 60 km/hr zone.
Police said that this speed-related incident was the third involving a test vehicle in the last three weeks.
“Car dealerships may have to implement an if it gets towed you buy system also known as the Purdy Rule,” police said in a tweet, referencing the officer, who they identified as Const. Purdy, who stopped the vehicle.
Police did not say if the driver is facing charges in connection with the incident.